A look at how progress in the steel manufacturing process helped the United States growth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contactÂ A/V Geeks LLC. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: steel, Armco, progress
Created in 1941 by Castle Films, this silent newsreel was created in honor of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's record third inauguration. The newsreel begins with a recap of his political career from Asst. Secretary of the Navy to failed Vice Presidential candidate and finally Governor and President. At the 2 minute mark the story of the Great Depression is told visually, with protestors marching on Washington and huge unemployment lines. President Hoover rides with FDR to the first... Topics: Franklin D. Roosevelt, United States President, Civilian Conservation, Works Progress...
byFederal Works Agency. Work Projects Administration
On Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Illinois. Shows a dam at Greenville under construction. City streets are paved with brick, and sewer pipes are laid. An airport is graded and a drainage system installed. Shows activities in a WPA sewing room. Peaches are canned in a cannery operated by the WPA and the National Youth Administration. Shows the operation of a WPA trachoma clinic. County roads are graded and resurfaced. Abraham Lincoln landmarks in New Salem are restored. Shows... Topics: Airports, Canning and preserving, Dams, Highway construction, Illinois, Motion pictures, New Salem...